I used to get the question often, “Do you have kids?”, and I always knew if they asked they weren’t going to hire me. But I haven’t been asked in a really long time, so I think it’s less important. Fortunately my area has a lot of different doulas with various backgrounds, so there’s a doula for everyone.
I’m in the process of switching my certification over to CBI, but I honestly wouldn’t recommend starting this way since their trainings are online and I feel like experiential training is a plus.
On one someone is talking about how she’s struggled with infertility so when someone gets an abortion it feels like a slap in the face.
On another someone is talking about how she’s struggled with breastfeeding so when someone chooses not to it feels, again, like a slap in the face.
And I’m just over here like